ASEM Youth Week Hanoi 2016
Web.HCYU.02/04/2016 – Ha Noi, the opening ceremony of the ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) Youth Week Hanoi 2016 (Model ASEM Hanoi 2016) was held 31March- 07 April 2016 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
HCYU Secretary Dang Quoc Toan addresses the opening ceremony
Under the theme of “Stronger Actions to Address Zero Hunger Challenge”, Model ASEM delegates participated in fruitful discussions about a variety of issues concerning sharing their viewpoints on important international issues whilst focusing on the relations between Europe and Asia in the three pillars of economic, socio-cultural and political aspects.
Model ASEM is a simulation of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit to generate interest and increase awareness of the ASEM process among university students and young academics. It takes place in the same month as the ASEM Summit and it is a 3-day academic conference and simulation exercise, with the latter being based on the Summit’s procedures, programme and agenda. Youth participants from 51 Asian and European countries form delegations. Each delegation comprises of 3 students from different nationalities, including one head of delegation.
Delegates attending the ASEM Youth Week
Model ASEM simulations organized the ASEF University Alumni Network (ASEFUAN) and supported by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) held in 2004 and 2012 in Singapore, in 2007 in Manila (Philippines), and in 2008 in Beijing (China).
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- 20 nominees of Viet Nam Young Faces of 2015 announced
- Bolikhamsai and Nghe An youth leaders exchange New Year’s greetings
- Prime Minister issues youth work directive
- Ha Noi youths plant trees for environment protection
- City youths voluntarily join military service
- Model ASEM Ha Noi 2016 launches Open Call
- Holiday notices - Lunar New Year 2016
- Youth month 2016 themed as "Youth action for a caring community and youth development"
- Vietnamese students and youths in Japan welcome Lunar New Year
- Warm clothing and blankets to needy children in mountainous area
- Open call to 5th ASEM Rectors' Conference and Students' Forum
- Monthly thematic activities for 2016
- Plan to plant trees 2016 announced
- Thousands of youths joined 8th “Red Sunday”